Brisk walk (about 18 min/mile) through leafy quiet streets of Chevy Chase, DC and some undulating trails of Rock Creek Park for a total of 5.5 miles with about 400 feet in elevation gain. We will explore the remnants of the old Rock Creek Ford Road (initially named Milkhouse Ford Road) and the civil war fort at Fort DeRussy. Meet at Friendship Heights metro station on north side of Western Ave across the Giant at 9:15 am. Contact phone number[masked].
Hike joint with Sierra club outings program
History of this road and other interesting tidbits (including maps like the one on this page) at https://ggwash.org/view/36822/hidden-clues-reveal-an-old-road-that-disappeared-from-dc